Awards and Recognition

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U.S. News & World Report Awards

Best Online Programs
U.S. News & World Report determines its rankings based on student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology.


Best Buy Online recognizes several UW-Platteville degree programs as "Best Buys," indicating a school delivers high-quality distance degrees at tuition and fees below the national average.

Recognized for Distance Learning evaluates qualifying schools based on graduate tuition and fees, academic and career counseling services, job placement of graduates, and peer-based value.

Best Master's Degrees

30 Most Affordable Online Master's in Organizational Leadership Degrees
Best Master's Degrees provides rankings and profiles of degree programs across a variety of the most common master's degree areas.


College choice

50 Best Online Business Administration Degrees
College Choice ranked the country's best business administration programs by average credit hour cost, financial aid assistance, academic reputation, and PayScale's average early career salary for graduates.

Intelligent hq

Top 10 Project Management Programs in the U.S.
IntelligentHQ focused its rankings on programs that are accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC), are recognized by the Project Management Institute (REP Member), have curriculum aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), and are operated by a regionally accredited nonprofit university.


Best Online Colleges for Project Management ranked more than 2,500 accredited colleges and universities on a variety of factors, including affordability, student services, and the availability of online programs.

Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice weighs a number of factors, including a college’s return on investment, the amount of financial aid given to students, the number of student loans taken out, and student loan default rates to determine affordability.



Top Online Bachelor's Degrees in Criminal Justice
Rankings are created by reviewing school rankings in Forbes Magazine, the Princeton Review, and U.S. News and World Report to ensure that the schools were regionally or nationally ranked. The National Center for Education Statistics was consulted to rank the schools based on undergraduate tuition price.

Best Online Schools in Wisconsin
Ranked schools met criteria and metrics that included offering a bachelor's degree or higher, having either a public or private not-for-profit designation, and offering at least one fully only bachelor's degree program.

Supply Chain Management & Engineering Programs Recognized
OnlineU aims to help students obtain college degrees without taking on the burden of massive debt. They provide unbiased rankings based on the factors you care about most - affordability, accessibility, and quality - to help you find the best possible match.

Create a Career

Top Choice for an Affordable Education
Create a Career informs prospective online students of the vast array of notable schools that offer an affordable education. Rankings were awarded based on quality of the degree program, types of classes offered, other notable rankings, the school’s overall reputation, and the school’s reputation regarding online education.

Criminal Justice Master’s Tops in the Nation selects schools based on its dedication to online education, graduate course selection, and academic and career services that are provided.


College Values Online

Online Programs Ranked Among the Best
Project Management, Organizational Change Leadership, and Criminal Justice recognized as best value college by College Values Online.



Online Criminal Justice Garners Top Rankings
Value Colleges directs prospective students to online degree programs at accredited, respected universities and colleges who make an excellent education affordable.

Online Master's in Project Management Programs informs prospective students by focusing on emerging trends and developments in online education. Rankings are evaluated based on academic quality, online offerings, and cost and student aid.

Online Project Management Ranked Among Best in the Country
GoGrad partners with the U.S Department of Education to research online graduate programs and is dedicated to matching students with the best program to fit their needs. Universities were evaluated based on academic quality, accommodation, guidance and affordability.


Super Scholar Smart Choice

Online Criminal Justice Programs Receive Top Rankings
Super Scholar’s Smart Choice for Best Online Programs evaluates all regionally accredited online criminal justice programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Rankings are based on academic quality, flexibility, accessibility, affordability, return on investment, awards, and recognition.


Nonprofit Colleges Online

Online Programs Garner Top Spots in Students Before Profit Rankings’s rankings are designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their online degree. Schools and programs are evaluated based on publicly available information about accreditation, academic quality, student satisfaction, reputation in the field, and cost.

Online Programs Ranked Among Top Schools’s rankings are designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money when choosing to pursue their degree online. Schools and programs are evaluated based on the most recent and publicly available information including accreditation from the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC), the world’s leading association for project management professionals.

Project Management Institute®

Globally Accredited for Project Management
UW-Platteville's Master of Science in Project Management degree program is among a select few worldwide globally accredited by the Project Management Institute®.

Other accolades for the online Master of Science in Project Management program: 

  • 2013 North American James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award
  • Instructor a member of the Board of Directors of PMI, the world’s largest association for project managers
  • 2011, 2008 Kerzner Award administered by PMI
  • 2009, 2007 PMI Student Paper of the Year Award 

*Global Accreditation Center logo a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Military friendly

Support for Our Service Members
Victory Media's Military Friendly® School designation means UW-Platteville is among the top 15 percent of schools nationwide doing the most to ensure the educational success of military service members, veterans, and spouses. 

Promoting Success Among Military Students
UW-Platteville is a top school in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2017 Guide to Colleges & Universities which highlights institutions with policies that support our men and women in uniform. 


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